Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be right'She's not right.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'

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